When your body has insufficient blood flow, there is less oxygen to your brain causing a stroke or a heart attack. 80% of stroke victims suffer from high blood pressure and peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Sudden numbness or weakness of your face, arm, or leg (especially on one side of the body shows signs and symptoms of an early stroke.
You can prevent having a stroke by stopping daily cigarrette smoking, alcohol consumption, lack of exercise, a poor diet and malnutrition, and high blood pressure along with arterial veins disease.
When your blood pressure is high at 151/91 like mine, take control of your blood pressure by monitoring daily readings at the Pharmacy Blood Pressure Test Center. Reduce your body weight by eating fruits and vegetables. Lower sodium and salty food intake. Exercise daily and regularly. Decrease alcohol consumption of beer, cocktails, wines and other alcoholic beverages. Stop smoking tobacco, cigarettes or other noxious weeds.
Change your lifestyle and ask your Pharmacy about Peripheral Vascular Disease Screening and High Blood Pressure to detect early signs and symptoms of a stroke. Take control of your blood pressure. Save a life.